Man accused of raping and killing
The IndependentMan accused of raping and killing eight-year-old girl in India 'beaten to death by mob'The IndependentA man accused of raping and killing an eight-year-old girl in a village in India has reportedly been beaten to death. The man, named locally as Mithun Hansda, died near the city of Dumka, Jharkhand, after he was tied up and beaten by a group of locals, ...and more »
Posted on 4 July 2017 | 8:51 am
Exclusive: Indian utility bets $10 billion
ReutersExclusive: Indian utility bets $10 billion on coal power despite surplus, green concernsReutersNEW DELHI India's state-run power utility plans to invest $10 billion in new coal-fired power stations over the next five years despite the electricity regulator's assessment that thermal plants now under construction will be able to meet demand until ...and more »
Posted on 4 July 2017 | 6:12 am
Indian Prime Minister makes historic visit
CNNIndian Prime Minister makes historic visit to IsraelCNNCommenting on social media ahead of his departure, Modi said he was looking forward to holding extensive talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whom he called "my friend ... who shares a commitment for vibrant India-Israel ties.".India's leader kicks off historic visit to IsraelWashington PostNarendra Modi becomes first Indian PM to visit IsraelBBC NewsIsraeli agriculture know-how often first lands in the West, not in IndiaCNBCAljazeera.comall 781 news articles »
Posted on 4 July 2017 | 3:44 am
See The Slick Moves That Got India's 'Billy
HuffPostSee The Slick Moves That Got India's 'Billy Elliot' Into One Of America's Top Ballet SchoolsHuffPostThis is Amir Shah, the 15-year-old ballet prodigy who's been called India's “Billy Elliot.” Much like the titular character in the 2000 film, Shah — who was born to a working-class family in a Mumbai suburb — has been described as an unlikely ballet ...and more »
Posted on 4 July 2017 | 2:15 am
Black gold: India tax hike could boost
ReutersBlack gold: India tax hike could boost illegal bullion, jewelry salesReutersMUMBAI A hike in taxes on gold sales in India could stoke under-the-counter buying and drive up appetite for precious metal smuggled into the country, where millions of people store big chunks of their wealth in bullion and jewelry. As part of a new ...India GST: A boon for UAE jewellersKhaleej Timesall 8 news articles »
Posted on 4 July 2017 | 12:08 am
India builds first 'smart' city as
By Aditi Shah GANDHINAGAR, India (Reuters) - India's push to accommodate a booming urban population and attract investment rests in large part with dozens of "smart" cities like the one being built on the dusty banks of the Sabarmati river in western India. With an urban population set to rise by more than 400 million people to 814 million by 2050, India faces the kind of mass urbanization only ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 3:14 pm
India bars funds for Greenpeace, calling it
India has cut off international funding for the local branch of Greepeace and accused it of working against the country's economic interests, escalating its long-running legal battle with the global environmental group. India froze Greenpeace’s seven bank accounts in the country and suspended its foreign funding license last Thursday, giving the environmental group 30 days to challenge the order ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 12:40 pm
India is world's fastest growing major
India is looking like the success story of 2015. Its economy is growing faster than China's this year, and the most of any major economy in the world. It will surpass Russia's this year in size and nearly equal Brazil's in 2016, according to new data from the International Monetary Fund.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 10:34 am
India, Germany to expand dialogue on foreign
Berlin, Apr. 14 (ANI): India and Germany have agreed to explore the expansion of dialogues on foreign policy and security, stating that they view each other's development as 'mutually reinforcing'. In the joint statement released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel, the two leaders stated that they exchanged views on upgrading and further strengthening our ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 8:32 am
India government trying to shut us down:
Greenpeace India accused the government Tuesday of preventing local donors from funding its activities, saying the move was aimed at shutting down its operations in the country. The latest allegation comes less than a week after the right-wing government suspended the environmental watchdog's foreign funding licence and blocked several of its bank accounts, citing violations of rules governing ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:45 am
India’s GDP may have grown by more than
The government will release the GDP data for Q1FY16 on August 31. Indian economy grew by 7.3% in FY15. India’s GDP may have grown by more than 7.5% in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, finance secretary Rajiv Mehrishi said on Thursday.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:07 am
India successfully launches GSAT-6
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched the country’s GSAT-6 (also known as INSAT-4E) communications satellite to orbit on Thursday, Aug. 27. The mission, designated GSLV-D6, started with a lift-off of a Geosynchronous ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:07 am
Foreign media sees India benefiting from
NEW DELHI: India stands to benefit from China's slowdown thanks to its resilient consumer spending and improving macroeconomic fundamentals. The foreign media is taking note of the growth potential of Asia's third-largest economy acknowledging the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:04 am
Shahryar Khan rejects Zaheer Abbas'
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, Shahryar Khan, on Wednesday rejected the idea of playing their home series in India in December as proposed by ICC president Zaheer Abbas. The chairman was very clear in his statement when he said that there was ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:59 am
Sartaj Aziz’s nuke threat to India is a
Pakistan National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz has acted in keeping with his position by reminding India that Pakistan is a nuclear power. He seems to have very responsibly tried to convey to India what his country’s so called "non-state actors" have ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:56 am